Nicholas McMahon - Magnormos Contributing ArtistNicholas McMahon 



Nicholas is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), BA Music Theatre. He appeared in the Australian premiere of Villa Lobos' MAGDALENA, and in Verdi's OTELLO for Opera Australia, before furthering his studies at the Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne, and the National Theatre Drama School. At WAAPA, Nicholas performed in THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK (Michael Spofford), JONAH (Waxy Collins), FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Mendel), THE KING STAG (Pantaloon), Monteverdi's L'ORFEO and featured in JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS, directed by Tony Sheldon. He also played several supporting roles in Stephen Sondheim's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG under the direction of the late Ross Coleman.

Nicholas was involved in the world premiere of DUSTY – THE ORIGINAL POP DIVA, assisting director Stuart Maunder, whom he worked with again in the Melbourne and Sydney seasons of SHOUT! - THE LEGEND OF THE WILD ONE playing 'Noel Weiderberg' the lead singer of "The Delltones".

For The Production Company, he has appeared in CAMELOT (Squire Dap) and LITTLE ME (Bruce) directed by Roger Hodgman and was involved in a workshop production of NOSTRADAMUS.

Nicholas has directed and musically directed numerous musical, cabaret and concert performances, and is in demand as a vocal coach. Since the beginning of 2009 he has been the coordinator of the Music Theatre programs at the APO Arts Academy.